Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Is eyelid surgery permanent?

A common question from my Houston eyelid surgery patients is whether eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty is a permanent solution to their lower eyelid bags or excess upper eyelid skin. While any facial rejuvenation surgery can create a more youthful, rested, and refreshed appearance, the aging process will still continue. This being said, after the set period a procedure should “last”, that aspect of your face still look better than it did prior to the surgery.

Eyelid surgery when performed properly should last 5-8 years. This is when you will start to see the effects of aging occurring again in the upper or lower eyelid skin. Again, your eyelids will still appear more youthful and refreshed compared to their appearance prior to surgery, but you may start to notice some skin laxity again.

Dr. Funk performs eyelid surgery for upper eyelids and lower eyelid bags in Houston.